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Method For Counting Instructions Executed Disclosure Number: IPCOM000066086D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

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In order to compare the performance of alternate programmed methods, a count of the number of instructions executed and a measure of the average instruction execution time must be determined. This is usually done manually by counting the instructions in a block of code using certain assumptions, such as whether or not branches are taken.